DETROIT (WWJ) – Scary moments on a Delta flight bound for Detroit from Beijing on Friday.
Just after takeoff from Beijing airport an engine on the plane burst into flames.READ MORE: Whitmer Proposes $100 Million Investment For Affordable Housing
Video from the ground shows an area with flames shooting out from the plane.READ MORE: Last Day To Register For 'MI Shot To Win' Scholarship Drawing Is July 30
Passengers told WXYT that they heard a loud booming sound on takeoff and noticed that the plane was not getting lift into the air. Shortly after – the pilot announced that a compressor had failed and they were returning to the Beijing airport.
Travelers were delayed overnight in travel but arrived safely in metro Detroit.MORE NEWS: Whitmer: $10 Million In Emergency Relief To Help Residents Impacted By June Flooding
There were no reported injuries on that Delta flight that had 227 passengers.